salmonella http://michiganradio.org en Michigan cases linked to national salmonella outbreak http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-cases-linked-national-salmonella-outbreak <p>Michigan is among 18 states affected by <a href="http://Michigan is among 18 states affected by an outbreak of salmonella. 2 of the nearly 300 confirmed cases of salmonella are in Michigan. The outbreak has been traced to several California chicken producers. As it seems with many things these days, the federal government shutdown is involved. The Centers for Disease Control has had to recall furloughed workers to respond to the outbreak. A state health department spokeswoman says the CDC is no longer doing in-depth investigations or providing reports to state health departments. And, CDC employees in Michigan have been furloughed.">an outbreak of salmonella</a>.</p><p>Two of the nearly 300 confirmed cases of salmonella are in Michigan.</p><p>The outbreak has been traced to a California chicken producer, <a href="http://www.fosterfarms.com/notice/10072013/">Foster Farms</a>.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:23:08 +0000 Steve Carmody 14783 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan cases linked to national salmonella outbreak Food for Thought - Food Safety vs Michigan Farmers http://michiganradio.org/post/food-thought-food-safety-vs-michigan-farmers <P>President Obama is expected today&nbsp;to sign legislation to improve the nation’s food safety.&nbsp; The new law will put more regulations on Michigan farmers.&nbsp;</P> <P>2010 ended with national recalls of parsley, alfalfa sprouts and cilantro because of possible salmonella contamination.&nbsp; The recalls were just the latest problems that prompted Congress to revamp the nation’s food safety system. Tue, 04 Jan 2011 13:52:40 +0000 Steve Carmody 735 at http://michiganradio.org Food for Thought - Food Safety vs Michigan Farmers